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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depart  \De*part"\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  part  thoroughly;  to  dispart;  to  divide;  to  separate. 
  [Obs.] 
 
  Till  death  departed  them  this  life  they  lead. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  To  divide  in  order  to  share;  to  apportion.  [Obs.] 
 
  And  here  is  gold,  and  that  full  great  plentee  That 
  shall  departed  been  among  us  three  --Chaucer. 
 
  3.  To  leave  to  depart  from  ``He  departed  this  life.'' 
  --Addison.  ``Ere  I  depart  his  house.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depart  \De*part"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Departed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Departing}.]  [OE.  departen  to  divide,  part  depart,  F. 
  d['e]partir  to  divide,  distribute,  se  d['e]partir  to  separate 
  one's  self  depart;  pref.  d['e]-  (L.  de)  +  partir  to  part 
  depart,  fr  L.  partire  partiri  to  divide,  fr  pars  part 
  See  {Part}.] 
  1.  To  part  to  divide;  to  separate.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  go  forth  or  away  to  quit  leave  or  separate,  as  from 
  a  place  or  a  person;  to  withdraw;  --  opposed  to  arrive;  -- 
  often  with  from  before  the  place  person,  or  thing  left 
  and  for  or  to  before  the  destination. 
 
  I  will  depart  to  mine  own  land.  --Num.  x.  30. 
 
  Ere  thou  from  hence  depart.  --Milton. 
 
  He  which  hath  no  stomach  to  this  fight,  Let  him 
  depart.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  forsake;  to  abandon;  to  desist  or  deviate  (from);  not 
  to  adhere  to  --  with  from  as  we  can  not  depart  from  our 
  rules  to  depart  from  a  title  or  defense  in  legal 
  pleading. 
 
  If  the  plan  of  the  convention  be  found  to  depart 
  from  republican  principles.  --Madison. 
 
  4.  To  pass  away  to  perish. 
 
  The  glory  is  departed  from  Israel.  --1  Sam.  iv 
  21. 
 
  5.  To  quit  this  world;  to  die. 
 
  Lord,  now  lettest  thou  thy  servant  depart  in  peace. 
  --Luke  ii  29. 
 
  {To  depart  with},  to  resign;  to  part  with  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depart  \De*part"\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]part,  fr  d['e]partir.] 
  1.  Division;  separation,  as  of  compound  substances  into  their 
  ingredients.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  chymists  have  a  liquor  called  water  of  depart. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  A  going  away  departure;  hence  death.  [Obs.] 
 
  At  my  depart  for  France.  --Shak. 
 
  Your  loss  and  his  depart.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  depart 
  v  1:  move  away  from  a  place  into  another  direction;  "Go  away 
  before  I  start  to  cry";  "The  train  departs  at  noon" 
  [syn:  {go},  {go  away}]  [ant:  {come}] 
  2:  be  at  variance  with  be  out  of  line  with  [syn:  {deviate},  {vary}, 
  {diverge}]  [ant:  {conform}] 
  3:  leave  "The  family  took  off  for  Florida"  [syn:  {part},  {start}, 
  {start  out},  {set  forth},  {set  off},  {set  out},  {take  off}] 
  4:  go  away  or  leave  [syn:  {take  leave},  {quit}]  [ant:  {stay}] 
  5:  leave  home,  school,  a  position,  etc  [syn:  {leave}] 
  6:  wander  from  a  direct  or  straight  course  [syn:  {stray},  {sidetrack}, 
  {digress},  {straggle}] 




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